• Book Launch: We Meant Well by Erum Shazia Hasan
  • Justice for Hassan Diab

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2023 08 Jun

Book Launch: We Meant Well by Erum Shazia Hasan

Join Octopus Books for the launch of We Meant Well, a new novel by Erum Shazia Hasan. Erum will be joined in conversation by Ottawa author Mary-Lou Zeitoun.

2023 13 Jun

Online Event: The Writing Life with Richard Van Camp

Join the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival for a new series that explores the life of some of Canada’s most interesting storytellers.

2023 20 Jun
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Book Launch: Gendered Islamophobia by Monia Mazigh

Join us for a special book launch event as Monia Mazigh presents her new book, Gendered Islamophobia: My Journey With a Scar(f), in conversation with Adrian Harewood.